I've contacted Microsoft several times asking about this, but have heard nothing back. I think this is a great way for MS to make inroads with a new messenger.
Queens senior centers and nursing homes are going high tech this holiday season in an effort to connect the elderly to their far-away loved ones.
Qik addresses two modern trends in mobile messaging, both of appear to be aimed directly at Millennials. You can record and store your own Qik Fliks so you're ready to respond to anything, Microsoft says. It's available on Android and i Phone only right now. From the Windows Phone app download page: "Not only is Qik brand new, it’s the very first app from Skype…since Skype. Skype bought Qik in 2011 and shut it down in April this year.
Als je op de website klikt of op de website navigeert, ga je ermee akkoord dat we op en buiten Facebook informatie verzamelen via cookies.A growing number of facilities have recently begun teaching seniors how to use Skype to video chat with family and friends they may not otherwise get to see during a time of year that can be lonesome for many.The free software has also been useful in getting home-bound seniors involved in programs remotely as they unfold. “Sometimes a phone call isn’t enough,” said Charlton Rhee, an administrator at the center.Since then, Caruso has been using Skype to talk to his stepson in Florida and participate in music and current events classes as well as clubs at local senior centers.“It gives me a little something to look forward to,” said Caruso, who lives alone.